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Headword: Αὐτερέται
Adler number: alpha,4468
Translated headword: self-rowers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] those who both drive [sc. the ships] and fight. The same men [are] both rowers and hoplites.
Greek Original:
Αὐτερέται: οἱ ἐλαύνοντες καὶ μαχόμενοι. οἱ αὐτοὶ καὶ ἐρέται καὶ ὁπλῖται.
Note:
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword, nominative plural, occurs three times in Thucydides (1.10.4, 3.18.4, 6.91.4), and its inclusion here was generated by the first of those passages; cf. the scholia thereto.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 March 2002@15:44:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 11 April 2002@07:09:52.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 2 May 2012@08:10:27.
David Whitehead on 10 September 2015@11:30:16.

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